FACEM - provenience studies on pottery in the central mediterranean


fabric descriptionobject dataarchaeometry
fabric type CAR-REG-C-6
fabric previously published as KTS, Carthage (n. 326)
ware Coarse Wares
supposed site of production Carthage region
certainty of arguments archaeological: quite certain
visual excamination of fresh break reddish yellow, core: light yellowish brown; granular; many fine dark inclusions, few medium-sized white particles, mica
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) 5YR6/6, core: 10YR6/4
texture of freshly broken surface granular
hardness hard
porosity 5%; void form: vughy; channel; void length: 0,04-1
inclusions 7,5%, length: 0,02-0,5
sorting unsorted


quartz very frequent, angular, spherical - subspherical, clear, 0,04-0,5
mica infrequent, angular, spherical, white, 0,02
reddish inclusions infrequent, angular, spherical, reddish brown, 0,05-0,15
black inclusions infrequent, angular, spherical, black, 0,05-0,12
brown inclusions frequent, rounded, spherical, yellowish brown, white rim, 0,12-0,25
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